Science Quotes

Charles william stubbs - to sit alone with my conscience will be judgment...
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.
William A. Smith, 1908
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Sir Francis Bacon
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10 - 12 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford
John owen - science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it...
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space.
Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
Science is facts just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Henri Poincare
The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
Sir William Bragg
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
Barbara Tuchman
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.
Sir Arthur Eddington, Attributed in Robert L. Weber "More Random Walks in Science", 1982
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate their subject matters.
B. F. Skinne
William punshon - cowardice asks is it safe expediency asks is it...
Science can destroy religion by ignoring it as well as by disproving its tenets. No one ever demonstrated, so far as I am aware, the non - Existence of Zeus or Thor - But they have few followers now.
Arthur C. Clarke
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness The simple answer runs because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Albert Einstein
The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
Jacob Bronowski, 1976
A democratic government is only as strong as the alert conscience of its people.
Charles W. Tobey
Science conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.
Marguerite de Valois
So far as modern science is concerned, we have to abandon completely the idea that by going into the realm of the small we shall reach the ultimate foundations of the universe. I believe we can abandon this idea without any regret. The universe is infinite in all directions, not only above us in the large but also below us in the small.
Emil Wiechert
I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous - - A crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Science is the refusal to believe on the basis of hope.
Carrie P. Snow
Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth.
T. J. Hoover and J. C. L. Fish, 1941
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Louis Pasteu
The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.
Albert Einstein
Science... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
Charles Sanders Pierce
Every attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry... If mathematical analysis should ever had prominent place in chemistry - An aberration, which is happily almost impossible - It would be a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.
Auguste Comte, Philosophie Positive (1830)
The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
Frank Herbert
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Michel de Montaigne
Statistics The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.
Evan Esa
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense.
Thomas H. Huxley
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
Oscar Wilde
The conscience of a people is their power.
John Dryden
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
John Milton
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Henri Poincare